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Basquiat arrives in Paris!
09 juil.
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Basquiat arrives in Paris!

The paintings of the inevitable painter of a whole generation will be exhibited his art deemed at first sight naive and childish. Inspired by his emotions, Basquiat affixes on the canvases multiple to

It will be from October 3, 2018 until January 14, 2019 that the Louis Vuitton Foundation will propose the French version of the exhibition dedicated to the American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.Basquiat's canvases, judged at first sight naive and childish, are inspired by his emotions. His works also convey multiple topics such as capitalism, inequality, racism or identity.   The work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the most important painters of the twentieth century, unfolds in four levels of the building of Frank Gehry.The exhibition travels, from 1980 to 1988, the entire career of the painter focusing on more than 135 decisive works, such as the Heads of 1981-1982, for the first time gathered here, or the presentation of several collaborations between Basquiat and Warhol, the exhibition includes previously unseen ensembles in Europe. , essential works such as Obnoxious Liberals (1982), In Italian (1983) and Riding with Death (1988), and paintings rarely seen since their first presentations during the lifetime of the artist, such as Offensive Orange (1982), Untitled (Boxer) (1982), and Untitled (Yellow Tar and Feathers) (1982). " More information: Louis Vuitton Foundation Site.

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